Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump urges Venezuelan military to accept Guaido’s amnesty offer

WASHINGTON: US president Donald Trump has called on Venezuelan military to accept opposition leader Guaido’s offer of amnesty. US president Donald Trump also claimed that Washington seeks a peaceful transition of power in Venezuela, noting however that all options remain open. The US president also claimed that the Venezuelan military officers who ...

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US lawmakers reach deal to avoid government shutdown

WASHINGTON: US House and Senate legislators have reached an agreement “in principle” to provide $1.375 billion for fencing and other physical barriers at the Mexico border, a figure far lower than the $5.7 billion that President Donald Trump had demanded, to stave off another government shutdown. The agreement which was ...

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Frustrated Donald Trump says a wall ‘is a WALL!’

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s frustration over his campaign to fence off the US-Mexican border spilled into linguistic territory Thursday when the president declared himself fed up with people dancing around what to call his dreamed-of barrier. “Lets just call them WALLS from now on and stop playing political games! A WALL ...

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Venezuela opposition leader declared himself President

The report comes a few days after US President Donald Trump tweeted that he “officially recognised” Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s Interim President. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the country’s Interim President after he received a call on Tuesday from US Vice President Mike Pence, ...

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I never worked for Russia: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russia, his first direct denial after a media report that the FBI in 2017 investigated whether he acted against US interests. Trump also disputed a Washington Post report that he had concealed details about his meetings with Russian ...

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Trump walks out of shutdown talks with a ‘bye-bye’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders as negotiations broke down on the 19th day of a US government shutdown. The Republican president ended talks after Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer stuck by their refusal to fund his planned US-Mexico border wall. Trump called ...

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US downgrades EU diplomatic status in Washington

BRUSSELS:  The EU says the US government has changed the bloc’s diplomatic status in Washington, in practice downgrading it. The Trump administration did not notify the EU about the change. The EU has asked the US to explain the move, EU spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic says. Previously it has been US ...

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Record number of Americans want to leave US: Gallup Poll

NEW YORK: More Americans than ever before, 16 per cent, want to leave the United States and permanently move to another country, according to a  poll. The new Gallup poll revealed that since President Donald Trump took office in 2017, record numbers of Americans, especially younger women, want to get ...

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India rebuffs Trump ‘Afghan library’ swipe

NEW DELHI: India rejected US President Donald Trump’s comments mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, saying that New Delhi has provided $3 billion in development assistance to the war-torn country. The US president took a swipe at what he claimed were Modi’s frequent comments on ...

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